13 Healthy Desserts
Treat yourself to fruity, creamy, chocolatey—and low-cal—indulgences
Tender cake and creamy pudding—with these individual desserts, you get to enjoy them both, and at less than 200 calories per serving.
Recipe: Raspberry Lemon Pudding Cakes
Though it seems dense and decadent, this creamy cheesecake is made with cottage cheese, neufchâtel, and Greek yogurt instead of regular cream cheese and sour cream.
Recipe: Luscious but Low-Fat Cheesecake
Since these have only 16 calories each, feel free to enjoy several.
Recipe: Coffee Meringues
This simple, 20-minute recipe would be great for brunch as well as dessert.
Recipe: Grapefruit Brûlée
Dress up mango sorbet with bananas, toasted coconut, and a squeeze of lime.
Recipe: Banana Parfaits
These are elegant, light, and very refreshing.
Recipe: Cran-Tangerine Layered Gelatin
This reminds us of Fudgsicle ice cream pops.
Recipe: Chocolate sherbet
Squeeze three favorite winter citrus varieties to create these cute striped treats.
Recipe: Triple-decker Citrus Popsicles
Try a super-easy and delicious DIY project: homemade frozen yogurt.
Recipe: Tart 'n' Tangy Fro-Yo
Cook ripe pears with a little sparkling wine, then purée and mix with more sparkling wine before freezing for a bit of elegance in the final dessert.
Recipe: Pear Sorbet
Imagine a frozen latte and you've got the idea here.
Recipe: Coffee and Almond Milk Granita
This Italian-style sorbet is like a taste of winter sunshine.
Recipe: Clementine Sorbetto
If you love a good, tender cake but can leave gooey frosting behind, try this simple and intensely coffee-flavored dessert.
Recipe: Espresso Angel Food Cake